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Hans Jørgen Aarstad

Professor
  • E-mailHans.Aarstad@uib.no
  • Visitor Address
    Haukeland Universitetssykehus Laboratoriebygget, 7. etg. Heis øst
  • Postal Address
    Postboks 7804
    5020 Bergen
Journal articles
  • Farran, Mirna; Løes, Sigbjørn Suk; Vintermyr, Olav Karsten; Lybak, Stein; Aarstad, Hans Jørgen. 2019. Periodontal status at diagnosis predicts non-disease-specific survival in a geographically defined cohort of patients with oropharynx squamous cell carcinoma. Acta Oto-Laryngologica. 139: 309-315. doi: 10.1080/00016489.2019.1571224
  • Heggdal, Peder Olaf Laugen; Nordvik, Øyvind; Brännström, Jonas; Vassbotn, Flemming; Aarstad, Anne Kari Hersvik; Aarstad, Hans Jørgen. 2018. Clinical application and psychometric properties of a norwegian questionnaire for the self-assessment of communication in quiet and adverse conditions using two revised APHAB subscales. Journal of american academy of audiology. 29: 25-34. doi: 10.3766/jaaa.16102
  • Hoven, Kristin Marie; Aarstad, Hans Jørgen; Bjorvatn, Bjørn; Lundemo, Erlend Haugen; Steinsvåg, Sverre Karmhus. 2018. Correlation between excessive daytime sleepiness (EDS) and self-reported and objective nasal characteristics. Rhinology. 56: 316-322. doi: 10.4193/Rhin.17.203
  • Karlsen, Tom; Sandvik, Lorentz; Heimdal, John-Helge; Aarstad, Hans Jørgen. 2018. Acoustic voice analysis and maximum phonation time in relation to voice handicap index score and larynx disease. Journal of Voice. In Press, Corrected Proof: 1-9. doi: 10.1016/j.jvoice.2018.07.002
  • Nordvik, Øyvind; Heggdal, Peder Olaf Laugen; Brännström, Jonas; Vassbotn, Flemming; Aarstad, Anne Kari Hersvik; Aarstad, Hans Jørgen. 2018. Generic quality of life in persons with hearing loss: A systematic literature review. BMC Ear, Nose and Throat Disorders. 18:1: 1-13. doi: 10.1186/s12901-018-0051-6
  • Aarstad, Hans Jørgen; Østhus, Arild Andre; Aarstad, Helene Hersvik; Lybak, Stein; Aarstad, Anne Kari Hersvik. 2017. General health-related quality of life scores from head and neck squamous cell carcinoma patients obtained throughout the first year following diagnosis predicted up to 10-year overall survival. European Archives of Oto-Rhino-Laryngology. 275: 207-217. Published 2017-11-20. doi: 10.1007/s00405-017-4800-8
  • Karlsen, Tom; Sandvik, Lorentz; Heimdal, John-Helge; Hjermstad, Marianne Jensen; Aarstad, Anne Kari Hersvik; Aarstad, Hans Jørgen. 2017. Health-related Quality of Life as Studied by EORTC QLQ and Voice Handicap Index Among Various Patients With Laryngeal Disease. Journal of Voice. 31: 251.e17-251.e26. doi: 10.1016/j.jvoice.2016.07.009
  • Aarstad, Hans Jørgen; Aarstad, Helene Hersvik; Vintermyr, Olav Karsten; Kross, Kenneth Wilfried; Lybak, Stein; Heimdal, John-Helge. 2016. In vitro monocyte IL-6 secretion levels following stimulation with autologous spheroids derived from tumor or benign mucosa predict long-term survival in head and neck squamous cell carcinoma patients. Scandinavian Journal of Immunology. 85: 211-219. doi: 10.1111/sji.12518
  • Beisland, Elisabeth Grov; Aarstad, Hans Jørgen; Aarstad, Anne Kari Hersvik; Bakke, August; Bostad, Leif; Beisland, Christian. 2016. Development of a disease-specific health-related quality of life (HRQoL) questionnaire intended to be used in conjunction with the general European Organization for Research and Treatment of Cancer (EORTC) Quality of Life Questionnaire (QLQ) in renal cell carcinoma patients. Acta Oncologica. 55: 349-356. doi: 10.3109/0284186X.2015.1063776
  • Heggdal, Peder Olaf Laugen; Brännström, Jonas; Aarstad, Hans Jørgen; Vassbotn, Flemming; Specht, Karsten. 2016. Functional-structural reorganisation of the neuronal network for auditory perception in subjects with unilateral hearing loss: Review of neuroimaging studies. Hearing Research. 332: 73-79. doi: 10.1016/j.heares.2015.11.015
  • Hilland, Magnus; Røksund, Ola Drange; Sandvik, Lorentz; Haaland, Øystein Ariansen; Aarstad, Hans Jørgen; Halvorsen, Thomas; Heimdal, John-Helge. 2016. Congenital laryngomalacia is related to exerciseinduced laryngeal obstruction in adolescence. Archives of Disease in Childhood. 101: 443-448. doi: 10.1136/archdischild-2015-308450
  • Lybak, Stein; Ljøkjel, Borghild; Haave, Hilde; Karlsdottir, Åsa; Vintermyr, Olav Karsten; Aarstad, Hans Jørgen. 2016. Primary surgery results in no survival benefit compared to primary radiation for oropharyngeal cancer patients stratified by high-risk human papilloma virus status. European Archives of Oto-Rhino-Laryngology. Published ahead of print. 11 pages. doi: 10.1007/s00405-016-4203-2
  • Mohn, Kristin Greve Isdahl; Brokstad, Karl Albert; Pathirana, Rishi; Bredholt, Geir; Jul-Larsen, Åsne; Trieu, Mai Chi; Jalloh, Sarah Larteley Lartey; Montemoli, Emanuele; Tøndel, Camilla; Aarstad, Hans Jørgen; Cox, Rebecca Jane. 2016. Live attenuated influenza vaccine in children induces b-cell responses in tonsils. Journal of Infectious Diseases. 214: 722-731. doi: 10.1093/infdis/jiw230
  • Aarstad, Hans Jørgen; Vintermyr, Olav Karsten; Ulvestad, Elling; Aarstad, Helene Hersvik; Kross, Kenneth Wilfried; Heimdal, John-Helge. 2015. Peripheral blood monocyte and T-lymphocyte activation levels at diagnosis predict long-term survival in head and neck squamous cell carcinoma patients. Acta Pathologica, Microbiologica et Immunologica Scandinavica (APMIS). 123: 305-314. doi: 10.1111/apm.12356
  • Aarstad, Helene Hersvik; Vintermyr, Olav Karsten; Ulvestad, Elling; Kross, Kenneth Wilfried; Heimdal, John-Helge; Aarstad, Hans Jørgen. 2015. In vitro-stimulated IL-6 monocyte secretion and in vivo peripheral blood T lymphocyte activation uniquely predicted 15-year survival in patients with head and neck squamous cell carcinoma. PLoS ONE. 10:e0129724. doi: 10.1371/journal.pone.0129724
  • Beisland, Elisabeth; Beisland, Christian; Hjelle, Karin Margrethe; Bakke, August; Aarstad, Anne Kari Hersvik; Aarstad, Hans Jørgen. 2015. Health-related quality of life, personality and choice of coping are related in renal cell carcinoma patients. Scandinavian journal of urology. 49: 282-289. Published 2014-12-17. doi: 10.3109/21681805.2014.990051
  • Gudbrandsdottir, Gigja; Hjelle, Karin Margrethe; Frugård, Jannicke; Bostad, Leif; Aarstad, Hans Jørgen; Beisland, Christian. 2015. Preoperative high levels of serum vascular endothelial growth factor are a prognostic marker for poor outcome after surgical treatment of renal cell carcinoma. Scandinavian journal of urology. 49: 388-394. doi: 10.3109/21681805.2015.1021833
  • Karlsen, Tom; Heimdal, John-Helge; Grieg, Anne Rita Helle; Aarstad, Hans Jørgen. 2015. The Norwegian Voice Handicap Index (VHI-N) patient scores are dependent on voice-related disease group. European Archives of Oto-Rhino-Laryngology. 272: 2897-2905. doi: 10.1007/s00405-015-3659-9
  • Mohn, Kristin Greve Isdahl; Bredholt, Geir; Brokstad, Karl Albert; Pathirana, Rishi; Aarstad, Hans Jørgen; Tøndel, Camilla; Cox, Rebecca Jane. 2015. Longevity of B-cell and T-cell responses after live attenuated influenza vaccination in children. Journal of Infectious Diseases. 211: 1541-1549. doi: 10.1093/infdis/jiu654
  • Aarstad, Hans Jørgen; Østhus, Arild Andre; Olofsson, Jan; Aarstad, Anne Kari Hersvik. 2014. Level of distress predicts subsequent survival in successfully treated head and neck cancer patients: a prospective cohort study. Acta Oto-Laryngologica. 134: 211-219. doi: 10.3109/00016489.2013.841989
  • Beisland, Christian; Beisland, Elisabeth; Hjelle, Karin Margrethe; Bostad, Leif; Hjermstad, Marianne Jensen; Aarstad, Anne Kari Hersvik; Aarstad, Hans Jørgen. 2014. Health-related quality of life in long-term survivors after renal cancer treatment. Scandinavian Journal of Urology and Nephrology. 48: 52-64. doi: 10.3109/21681805.2013.813963
  • Daryapeyma, Alireza; Aarstad, Hans Jørgen; Wahlgren, Carl Magnus; Jonung, Torbjörn. 2014. Perioperative cytokine response to infection associated with elective arterial surgery. European Journal of Vascular and Endovascular Surgery. 48: 116-122. doi: 10.1177/1538574413512376
  • Ljøkjel, Borghild; Haave, Hilde; Lybak, Stein; Aarstad, Helene Hersvik; Karlsdottir, Åsa; Vintermyr, Olav Karsten; Aarstad, Hans Jørgen. 2014. The impact of HPV infection, smoking history, age and operability of the patient on disease-specific survival in a geographically defined cohort of patients with oropharyngeal squamous cell carcinoma. Acta Oto-Laryngologica. 134: 964-973. doi: 10.3109/00016489.2014.927590
  • Ljøkjel, Borghild; Lybak, Stein; Haave, Hilde; Olofsson, Jan; Vintermyr, Olav Karsten; Aarstad, Hans Jørgen. 2014. The impact of HPV infection on survival in a geographically defined cohort of oropharynx squamous cell carcinoma (OPSCC) patients in whom surgical treatment has been one main treatment. Acta Oto-Laryngologica. 134: 636-645. doi: 10.3109/00016489.2014.886336
  • Beisland, Elisabeth; Aarstad, Anne Kari Hersvik; Østhus, Arild Andre; Aarstad, Hans Jørgen. 2013. Stability of distress and health-related quality of life as well as relation to neuroticism, coping and TNM stage in head and neck cancer patients during follow- up. Acta Oto-Laryngologica. 133: 209-217. doi: 10.3109/00016489.2012.720032
  • Beisland, Elisabeth; Aarstad, Hans Jørgen; Hjelle, Karin Margrethe; Aarstad, Anne Kari Hersvik; Beisland, Christian. 2013. Health related quality of life (HRQoL), personality and choice of coping is associated in renal cell carcinoma patients. Scandinavian Journal of Urology and Nephrology. 47: 33-34.
  • Bredholt, Therese; Ersvær, Elisabeth; Erikstein, Bjarte Skoe; Sulen, Andre; Reikvam, Håkon; Aarstad, Hans Jørgen; Johannessen, Anne Chr.; Vintermyr, Olav Karsten; Bruserud, Øystein; Gjertsen, Bjørn Tore. 2013. Distinct single cell signal transduction signatures in leukocyte subsets stimulated with khat extract, amphetamine-like cathinone, cathine or norephedrine. BMC Pharmacology & Toxicology. 14. 13 pages. doi: 10.1186/2050-6511-14-35
  • Gudbrandsdottir, Gigja; Reisæter, Lars Anders Rokne; Hjelle, Karin Margrethe; Aarstad, Hans Jørgen; Frugård, Jannicke; Bostad, Leif; Beisland, Christian. 2013. Serum VEGF in patients with renal tumours and low contrast enhancement on ct can be used to predict survival and recurrence. Scandinavian Journal of Urology and Nephrology. 47: 32-33.
  • Karlsen, Tom; Grieg, Anne Rita Hella; Heimdal, John-Helge; Aarstad, Hans Jørgen. 2013. Cross-cultural adaption and translation of the voice handicap index into Norwegian. Folia Phoniatrica et Logopaedica. 64: 234-240. doi: 10.1159/000343080
  • Olsnes, Carla; Bredholt, Therese; Olofsson, Jan; Aarstad, Hans Jørgen. 2013. OK-432-stimulated chemokine secretion from human monocytes depends om MEK1/2, and involves p38 MAPK and NF-kB phosphorylation, in vitro. Acta Pathologica, Microbiologica et Immunologica Scandinavica (APMIS). 121: 299-310. doi: 10.1111/j.1600-0463.2012.02969.x
  • Pedersen, Ole Martin; Aarstad, Hans Jørgen; Løkeland, Turid; Bostad, Leif. 2013. Diagnostic yield of biopsies of cervical lymph nodes using a large (14-gauge) core biopsy needle. Acta Pathologica, Microbiologica et Immunologica Scandinavica (APMIS). 121: 1119-1130. doi: 10.1111/apm.12058
  • Østhus, Arild Andre; Aarstad, Anne Kari Hersvik; Olofsson, Jan; Aarstad, Hans Jørgen. 2013. Prediction of survival by pretreatment health-related quality-of-life scores in a prospective cohort of patients with head and neck squamous cell carcinoma. Archives of Otolaryngology - Head & Neck Surgery. 139: 14-20. doi: 10.1001/jamaoto.2013.1056
  • Østhus, Arild Andre; Aarstad, Anne Kari Hersvik; Olofsson, Jan; Aarstad, Hans Jørgen. 2013. Prediction of 5 year survival from level of perceived distress in newly diagnosed head and neck squamous cell carcinoma patients. Oral Oncology. 49: 964-969. doi: 10.1016/j.oraloncology.2013.06.006
  • Østhus, Arild Andre; Aarstad, Anne Kari; Olofsson, Jan; Aarstad, Hans Jørgen. 2013. Comorbidity is an independent predictor of health-related quality of life in a longitudinal cohort of head and neck cancer patients. European Archives of Oto-Rhino-Laryngology. 270: 1721-1728. doi: 10.1007/s00405-012-2207-0
  • Aarstad, Anne Kari Hersvik; Beisland, Elisabeth; Aarstad, Hans Jørgen. 2012. Personality, choice of coping and T stage predict level of distress in head and neck cancer patients during follow-up. European Archives of Oto-Rhino-Laryngology. 269: 2121-2128. doi: 10.1007/s00405-011-1884-4
  • Karlsen, Tom; Grieg, Anne Rita Helle; Heimdal, John-Helge; Aarstad, Hans Jørgen. 2012. Cross-cultural adaption and translation of the voice handicap index into Norwegian. Folia Phoniatrica et Logopaedica. 64: 234-240. doi: 10.1159/000343080
  • Aarstad, Anne Kari Hersvik; Beisland, Elisabeth; Østhus, Arild André; Aarstad, Hans Jørgen. 2011. Distress, quality of life, neuroticism and psychological coping are related in head and neck cancer patients during follow-up. Acta Oncologica. 50: 390-398. doi: 10.3109/0284186X.2010.504227
  • Aarstad, Anne Kari Hersvik; Lode, Kirsten; Larsen, Jan Petter; Bru, Edvin; Aarstad, Hans Jørgen. 2011. Choice of psychological coping in laryngectomized, head and neck squamous cell carcinoma patients versus multiple sclerosis patients. European Archives of Oto-Rhino-Laryngology. 268: 97-115. doi: 10.1007/s00405-010-1417-6
  • Hovden, Arnt-Ove; Karlsen, Marie; Jonsson, Roland; Aarstad, Hans Jørgen; Appel, Silke. 2011. Maturation of monocyte derived dendritic cells with OK432 boosts IL-12p70 secretion and conveys strong T-cell responses. BMC Immunology. 12. 10 pages. doi: 10.1186/1471-2172-12-2
  • Hurmuzlu, Meysan Shukran; Aarstad, Hans Jørgen; Aarstad, Anne Kari Hersvik; Hjermstad, Marianne Jensen; Viste, Asgaut. 2011. Health-related quality of life in long-term survivors after high-dose chemoradiotherapy followed by surgery in esophageal cancer. Diseases of the esophagus. 24: 39-47. doi: 10.1111/j.1442-2050.2010.01104.x
  • Maat, Robert; Hilland, Magnus; Røksund, Ola Drange; Halvorsen, Thomas; Olofsson, Jan; Aarstad, Hans Jørgen; Heimdal, John-Helge. 2011. Exercise-induced laryngeal obstruction: natural history and effect of surgical treatment. European Archives of Oto-Rhino-Laryngology. 268: 1485-1492. doi: 10.1007/s00405-011-1656-1
  • Olsnes, Carla; Bredholt, Therese; Olofsson, Jan; Aarstad, Hans Jørgen. 2011. MAPK ERK, p38, and JNK-Dependent Chemokine Secretion Following OK-432 Stimulation of Human Monocytes In Vitro. Scandinavian Journal of Immunology. 73: 363-363.
  • Olsnes, Carla; Olofsson, Jan; Aarstad, Hans Jørgen. 2011. MAPKs ERK and p38, but not JNK Phosphorylation, modulate IL-6 and TNF-alpha secretion following OK-432 in vitro stimulation of purified human monocytes. Scandinavian Journal of Immunology. 74: 114-125. doi: 10.1111/j.1365-3083.2011.02555.x
  • Østhus, Arild Andre; Aarstad, Anne Kari Hersvik; Olofsson, Jan; Aarstad, Hans Jørgen. 2011. Health-related quality of life scores in long-term head and neck cancer survivors predict subsequent survival: a prospective cohort study. Clinical Otolaryngology. 36: 361-368. doi: 10.1111/j.1749-4486.2011.02342.x
  • Østhus, Arild Andre; Aarstad, Anne Kari Hersvik; Olofsson, Jan; Aarstad, Hans Jørgen. 2011. Head and neck specific Health Related Quality of Life scores predict subsequent survival in successfully treated head and neck cancer patients: A prospective cohort study. Oral Oncology. 47: 974-979. doi: 10.1016/j.oraloncology.2011.07.010
  • Helgaland, Tore; Engelen, Bart Lambertus Henricus Jozef; Olsnes, Carla; Aarstad, Hans Jørgen; Vassbotn, Flemming. 2010. In vitro cholesteatoma growth and secretion of cytokines. Acta Oto-Laryngologica. 130: 815-819. doi: 10.3109/00016480903413657
  • Hovden, Arnt-Ove; Karlsen, Marie; Sandnes, Dagny Ann; Aarstad, Hans Jørgen; Jonsson, Roland; Appel, Silke. 2010. Maturation of Monocyte Derived Dendritic Cells With OK432 Leads to Altered Expression of Surface Markers. Scandinavian Journal of Immunology. 71: 504-504.
  • Kross, Kenneth Wilfried; Heimdal, John-Helge; Aarstad, Hans Jørgen. 2010. Mononuclear phagocytes in head and neck squamous cell carcinoma. European Archives of Oto-Rhino-Laryngology. 267: 335-344. doi: 10.1007/s00405-009-1153-y
  • Maat, Robert; Røksund, Ola Drange; Halvorsen, Thomas; Skadberg, Britt Torunn; Olofsson, Jan; Ellingsen, Thor Andre; Aarstad, Hans Jørgen; Heimdal, John-Helge. 2009. Audiovisual assessment of exercise-induced laryngeal obstruction: reliability and validity of observations. European Archives of Oto-Rhino-Laryngology. 266: 1929-1936. doi: 10.1007/s00405-009-1030-8
  • Olsnes, Carla; Stavang, Helen Åse Margrethe; Brokstad, Karl Albert; Olofsson, Jan; Aarstad, Hans Jørgen. 2009. Chemokines are secreted by monocytes following OK-432 (lyophilized Streptococcus pyogenes) stimulation. BMC Immunology. 10. Published 2009-01-28. doi: 10.1186/1471-2172-10-6
  • Aarstad, Anne Kari Hersvik; Aarstad, Hans Jørgen; Olofsson, Jan. 2008. Personality and choice of coping predict quality of life in head and neck cancer patients during follow-up. Acta Oncologica. 47: 879-890. doi: 10.1080/02841860701798858
  • Heimdal, John-Helge; Kross, Kenneth Wilfried; Klementsen, Beate; Olofsson, Jan; Aarstad, Hans Jørgen. 2008. Stimulated monocyte IL-6 secretion predicts survival of patients with head and neck squamous cell carcinoma. BMC Cancer. 8. 10 pages. doi: 10.1186/1471-2407-8-34
  • Hovden, Arnt-Ove; Sandnes, Dagny Ann; Jonsson, Roland; Aarstad, Hans Jørgen; Appel, Silke. 2008. Maturation of monocyte derived dendritic cells with OK432 leads to altered expression of surface markers. Scandinavian Journal of Immunology. 68: 217-217.
  • Kross, Kenneth Wilfried; Heimdal, John-Helge; Olsnes, Carla; Olofsson, Jan; Aarstad, Hans Jørgen. 2008. Co-culture of head and neck squamous cell carcinoma spheroids with autologous monocytes predicts prognosis. Scandinavian Journal of Immunology. 67: 392-399. doi: 10.1111/j.1365-3083.2008.02072.x
  • Aarstad, Anne Kari Hersvik; Aarstad, Hans Jørgen; Olofsson, Jan. 2007. Quality of life, drinking to cope, alcohol consumption and smoking in successfully treated HNSCC patients. Acta Oto-Laryngologica. 127: 1091-1098. doi: 10.1080/00016480601158757
  • Kross, Kenneth Wilfried; Heimdal, John-Helge; Olsnes, Carla; Olofsson, Jan; Aarstad, Hans Jørgen. 2007. Tumour-associated macrophages secrete IL-6 and MCP-1 in head and neck squamous cell carcinoma tissue. Acta Oto-Laryngologica. 127: 532-539. doi: 10.1080/00016480600951384
  • Olsnes, Carla; Stavang, Helen Åse Margrethe; Olofsson, Jan; Aarstad, Hans Jørgen. 2007. TNF-alpha is Secreted by Monocytes in Transit to become Macrophages, but not by Peripheral Blood Monocytes, following OK-432 (Lyophilized S. pyogenes) Stimulation. Scandinavian Journal of Immunology. 66: 684-693. doi: 10.1111/j.1365-3083.2007.02016.x
  • Aarstad, Hans Jørgen; Aarstad, Anne Kari Hersvik; Lybak, Stein; Monge, Odd R.; Haugen, Dagny Faksvåg; Olofsson, Jan. 2006. The amount of treatment versus quality of life in patients formerly treated for head and neck squamous cell carcinomas. European Archives of Oto-Rhino-Laryngology. 263: 9-15. doi: 10.1007/s00405-005-0961-y
  • Aarstad, Hans Jørgen; Heimdal, John-Helge; Klementsen, Beate; Olofsson, Jan; Ulvestad, Elling. 2006. Presence of activated T lymphocytes in peripheral blood of head and neck squamous cell carcinoma patients predicts impaired prognosis. Acta Oto-Laryngologica. 126: 1326-1333.
  • Aarstad, Anne Kari Hersvik; Aarstad, Hans Jørgen; Bru, Edvin; Olofsson, Jan. 2005. Psychological coping style versus disease extent, tumour treatment and quality of life in seccessfully treated head and neck squamous cell carcinoma patients. Clinical Otolaryngology. 30: 530-538.
  • Aarstad, Hans Jørgen; Heimdal, John-Helge; Olofsson, Jan; Aarstad, Anne Kari Hersvik. 2005. Mood, anxiety and sense of humor in head and neck cancer patients in relation to disease stage, prognosis and quality of life. Acta Oto-Laryngologica. 125: 557-565. doi: 10.1080/00016480510027547
  • Ibrahim, Salah Osman; Dysvik, Bjarte; Vasstrand, Endre N.; Løvlie, Roger; Elgindi, O. A-Aziz; Kross, Kenneth Wilfried; Aarstad, Hans Jørgen; Johannessen, Anne Chr.; Jonassen, Inge. 2005. Gene expression profile in oral and head and neck carcinomas between patients from Sudan and Norway. Oral Oncology. 41;1: 157-158.
  • Kross, Kenneth Wilfried; Heimdal, John-Helge; Olsnes, Carla; Olofsson, Jan; Aarstad, Hans Jørgen. 2005. Head and neck squamous cell carcinoma spheroid- and monocyte spheroid-stimulated IL-6 and monocyte chemotactic protein-1 secretion are related to TNM stage, inflammatory state and tumor macrophage density. Acta Oto-Laryngologica. 125: 1097-1104. doi: 10.1080/00016480510038031
  • Olsnes, Carla; Heimdal, John-Helge; Kross, Kenneth Wilfried; Olofsson, Jan; Aarstad, Hans Jørgen. 2005. Viable head and neck tumor spheroids stimulate in vitro autologous monocyte MCP-1 secretion through soluble substances and CD14/lectin-like receptors. European Archives of Oto-Rhino-Laryngology. 262: 953-960. doi: 10.1007/s00405-004-0902-1
  • Aarstad, Hans Jørgen; Aarstad, AKH; Birkhaug, Eli Julseth; Bru, E; Olofsson, Jan. 2003. The personality and quality of life in HNSCC patients following treatment. European Journal of Cancer. 39: 1852-1860.
  • Aarstad, Hans Jørgen; Aarstad, Anne Kari Hersvik; Birkhaug, Eli J.; Bru, Edvin; Olofsson, Jan. 2003. The personality and quality of life in HNSCC patients following treatment. European Journal of Cancer. 39. 1852-1860.
  • Aarstad, Hans Jørgen; Aarstad, Anne Kari Hersvik; Birkhaug, Eli J.; Bru, Edvin; Olofsson, Jan. 2003. The personality and quality of life in HNSCC patients following treatment. European Journal of Cancer. 39. 1852-1860.
  • Ibrahim, Salah Osman; Aarsæther, Niels; Holsve, Marianne; Kross, Kenneth Wilfred; Heimdal, John H.; Aarstad, Hans Jørgen; Liavaag, Per G.; Elgindi, OA-Aziz; Johannessen, Anne Christine; Lillehaug, Johan; Vasstrand, Endre N. 2003. Gene expression profile in oral squamous cell carcinomas and matching normal oral mucosal tissues from black Africans and white Caucasians: the case of the Sudan vs. Norway. Oral Oncology. 39: 37-48.
  • Aarstad, Hans Jørgen; Heimdal, John-Helge; Aarstad, Anne Kari Hersvik; Olofsson, Jan. 2002. Personality traits in head and neck squamous cell carcinoma patients in relation to the disease state, disease extent and prognosis. Acta Oto-Laryngologica. 122: 892-899.
  • Birkhaug, Eli J.; Aarstad, Hans Jørgen; Aarstad, Anne Kari Hersvik; Olofsson, Jan. 2002. Relation between mood, social support and the quality of life in patients with laryngectomies. European Archives of Oto-Rhino-Laryngology. 259: 197-204.
  • Olsnes, Carla; Heimdal, John H.; Kross, Kenneth Wilfred; Olofsson, Jan; Aarstad, Hans Jørgen. 2002. Mechanisms for monocyte activation in co-culture with autologous tumor spheroids. Cellular Immunology. 219: 11-21.
  • Heimdal, John H.; Aarstad, Hans Jørgen; Olsnes, Carla; Olofsson, Jan. 2001. Human Autologous Monocytes and Monocyte-Derived Macrophages in Co-Culture with Carcinoma F-Spheroids Secrete IL-6 by a Non-CD 14-Dependent Pathway. Scandinavian Journal of Immunology. 53: 162-170.
  • Heimdal, John H.; Olsnes, Carla; Olofsson, Jan; Aarstad, Hans Jørgen. 2001. Monocyte and monocyte-derived macrophage secretion of MCP-1 in co-culture with autologous malignant and benign control fragment spheroids. Cancer Immunology and Immunotherapy. 50: 300-306.
  • Heimdal, John H.; Aarstad, Hans Jørgen; Olofsson, Jan. 2000. Peripheral Blood T-Lymphocyte and Monocyte Function and Survival in Patients with Head and Neck Carcinoma. The Laryngoscope. 110: 402-407.
  • Heimdal, John H.; Aarstad, Hans Jørgen; Olofsson, Jan. 2000. Monocytes Secrete Interleukin-6 When Co-Cultured In Vitro with Benign or Malignant Autologous Fragment Spheroids from Squamous Cell Carninoma Patients. Scandinavian Journal of Immunology. 51: 271-278.
  • Heimdal, John-Helge; Aarstad, Hans Jørgen; Olofsson, Jan. 2000. Monocytes Secrete Interleukin-6 When Co-Cultured In Vitro with Benign or Malignant Autologous Fragment Spheroids from Squamous Cell Carninoma Patients. Scandinavian Journal of Immunology. 51: 271-278.
  • Heimdal, John-Helge; Aarstad, Hans Jørgen; Klementsen, Beate; Olofsson, Jan. 1999. Ex vivo IL-1_b, IL-6, IL-12 and TNF-_a responsiveness with monocytes from patients with head and neck carcinoma. European Archives of Oto-Rhino-Laryngology. 256: 250-256.
  • Heimdal, John-Helge; Aarstad, Hans Jørgen; Klementsen, Beate; Olofsson, Jan. 1999. Peripheral blood mononuclear cell (PBMC) responsiveness in patients with head and neck cancer in relation to tumour stage and prognosis. Acta Oto-Laryngologica. 119: 281-284.
  • Heimdal, John-Helge; Aarstad, Hans Jørgen; Klementsen, Beate; Olofsson, Jan. 1999. Peripheral Blood Mononuclear Cell (PBMC)Responsiveness in Patients with Head and Neck Cancer in Relation to Tumour Stage and Prognosis. Acta Oto-Laryngologica. 119: 281-284.
  • Heimdal, John-Helge; Aarstad, Hans Jørgen; Klementsen, Beate; Olofsson, Jan. 1999. Ex vivo interleukin (IL)-1beta, IL-6, IL-12 and tumor necrosis factor-alfa responsiveness with monocytes from patients with head and neck carcinoma. European Archives of Oto-Rhino-Laryngology. 256: 250-256.
  • Heimdal, John-Helge; Aarstad, Hans Jørgen; Klementsen, Beate; Olofsson, Jan. 1998. Disease stage related in vitro responsiveness of peripheral blood T-lymphocytes in patients with head and neck carcinoma. Acta oto-laryngologica. Supplementum. 118: 887-891.
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  • Heimdal, John-Helge; Aarstad, Hans Jørgen; Aakvaag, Asbjørn; Olofsson, Jon. 1997. In vitro T-lymphocyte function in head and neck cancer patients. European Archives of Oto-Rhino-Laryngology. 254: 318-322.
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Reports and theses
  • Aarstad, Hans Jørgen; Beisland, Elisabeth Grov. 2015. Health-related Quality of Life, Distress and Psychosocial Factors in Head and Neck and Renal Cancer Patients. Quality of Life in HNSCC and RCC patients. Universitetet i Bergen. 122 pages.

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